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Feb 2, 2013 1:30pm EST
the state -- and do it without raising taxes. [applause] stand with me and the over 2,500 construction workers we want to put to work building world class schools for our world class workforce. and while we are at it, let's make sure that those 2,500-plus construction workers newly employed by the j.o.b.s. bill are our friends and neighbors. right now, we have a law on the books that is supposed to require that at least half of the workers on any construction project funded by state or local tax dollars be montana residents, but it's riddled with loopholes and not enforceable. when taxpayer money is funding a project, let's put montana companies and montana workers first. let's work together to close these loopholes and expand this requirement to all projects -- [applause] work together to close these loopholes and expand this requirement to all projects -- not just construction. and let's also significantly increase the proportion of montana workers required on any state or locally funded project. i hope you will join rep. amanda curtis and me to pass this measure so we can put more m
Feb 2, 2013 11:20am EST
. in two years we have announced new jobs in 45 of south carolina's 46 counties. we have cut taxes on small businesses. we have passed reforms that put the cap on lawsuit damages. we fought against the unions rejected unionization of south carolina -- we fought against the unionization of south carolina. the department of social services moved more than 14,000 families from welfare to work. we created a business partnership to showcase the largest industry in our state. we have been rewarded for the second consecutive year a gold shovel in recognition of our economic development success. we have been ranked the second best nation in -- the second best state in the nation to do business. [applause] we have announced $5 billion in foreign investment and we have seen no less authority than the wall street journal say that anyone who thinks the u.s. has lost its manufacturing topps has not been to south carolina. "it" stateoming the :it when it comes to economic -- i would like to ask you to help me welcome these wonderful friends of south carolina. please stand and remain standing when i call
Feb 2, 2013 12:45pm EST
an opportunity scholarship bill giving businesses a tax credit for making contributions to a scholarship fund. these dollars will be distributed, on a means-tested basis, to students at low- performing schools for use in attending the school of their choice. [applause] all in, the proposed budget includes 135 million dollars in new investment in nevada's schoolchildren. [applause] and as parents and taxpayers, we have a right to expect a return on that investment. while nevada's teachers will be supported through the most effective professional development, elevated student performance requires an outstanding teacher in every classroom, and an outstanding principal in every building. nevada is on the cusp of implementing a system that will transform the way we evaluate our state's teachers and administrators. but we need to take the next step. my budget includes an appropriation for a data system that links student performance to teacher effectiveness. this system is a long term investment in what will be the backbone of our approach to teacher evaluation. it will ensure that parents and stud
Feb 2, 2013 12:10pm EST
the people of south carolina proud by giving them successes on tax relief and regulatory reform and strengthening protections and cyber security. it is a great day in south carolina. it will only continue if we make it so. i look forward to the fingers going down and handshakes beginning. thank you. god bless you. me he continue to bless the great state of south carolina. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> martin o'malley called for the repeal of the death penalty, asking for tougher gun control laws increasing our jobs in maryland. this 35 minute event is part of the maryland public television. >> thank you. thank you all. got bless you. >> thank you very, very much. bannermr. speaker, mr. president, distinguished minority leaders, lieutenant brown, governor hughes, attorney general gensler, colleagues and city colleagues, mayor vincent gray from our neighbors and new columbia. [laughter] ambassadors, members of fema of these united states. [applause] katie o'malley and the men and women of the maryland general assembly, there is more that unites us tha
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